Behrend, T. E
This thesis undertakes the study of a large group of closely related Javanese
texts that together comprise a single literary "corpus". The corpus is that of the
poem titled Serat Jatiswara, containing some 50 extant manuscripts divisible into
seven distinct "recensions", or versions of the poem. Rather than using the rich
manuscript record to winnow away all variations in the pursuit of a critical text in
the philological tradition, the study focuses on just those variations. The...[Show more]
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